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Hyundai planning to develop chips for autonomous driving

Snapshot: Hyundai Motor Co. is considering to develop its own chips and sensors incorporated in autonomous driving, in order to gain full control over the components.

South Korea’s largest carmaker, Hyundai Motor Co. is considering to develop its own chips and sensors incorporated in autonomous driving, in order to gain full control over the components and for future developments of cars. As the brand currently buys components for autonomous driving-related technologies, from affiliates and other suppliers said Kim Dae Sung, Director of automotive control system development group, Hyundai Motor Co., without naming the companies.

Hyundai Motor Co expects a completely self-driving vehicle to be available in the market by 2030. The company has completed the development of technology for partial autonomous-driving and is currently in the development phase of vehicles with a high grade of automation, he said. The brand is planning to make its efforts to commercialize integrated autonomous driving technologies that can maximize the safety of the driver in all road environments.

Most of the major automakers are working on autonomous driving and related technologies that helps improving the safety of the passenger, from keeping cars in lanes to avoiding collisions with the use of radar sensors. The technology, though, seems quite expensive and complicated, but at the time of emergence they are useful for our safety.

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